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Late-Career Receptionist Salary

Late-Career Receptionists take home an average $12.87 per hour. Total cash compensation for Late-Career Receptionists runs from $21K to $40K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $1K and profit sharing that can reach almost $6K. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the greater part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Late-Career Receptionists, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$22,595 - $44,482
(Median)
$23K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $30,950
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$9.82 - $17.79
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,595 - $44,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,464  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $6,258  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,573 - $39,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 234
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $17.79  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.82  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,464  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $6,258  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$20,573 - $39,784  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 850
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Pay Difference by Location


For Late-Career Receptionists, working in the bustling city of San Francisco has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Late-Career Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+33 percent), New York (+23 percent), Washington (+21 percent), and Chicago (+16 percent). In Indianapolis, salaries are 7 percent below the national average and represent the lowest-paying market. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Tampa (7 percent lower) and Baltimore (2 percent lower).

Skills That Affect Late-Career Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 7%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 4%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
0%

Microsoft Word
0%

National Average
$28,000

Customer Service
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Data Entry
up arrow 2%

Organizing
up arrow 2%

Customer Relations
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Filing
up arrow 4%

Typing
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 190 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 60% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 36%